Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
Millions of people are affected by identity theft each year. It might start with a mysterious credit card charge, a bill you don’t recognize, or a letter from the IRS that says you already got your refund — even though you didn’t.
If someone uses your information . . . → Read More: Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
The California Office of Privacy Protection (COPP) released a report detailing a year-long effort to clear innocent children’s damaged credit ratings. The report highlights 247 instances where credit accounts were reported in the identities of Los Angeles County foster children, including in one case, a home loan.
A foster child’s sensitive information passes through many hands, which can . . . → Read More: Report: A Better Start: Clearing Up Credit Records for California Foster Children – Office of Privacy Protection